Menifee motorcyclist, 36, ID’d after fatal Ortega Hwy crash

UPDATED: Saturday, Aug. 15, 1 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died in a two-vehicle, head-on collision while riding on the Ortega Highway (SR-74), just west El Cariso Village, early Friday evening, Aug. 14. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One killed, two airlifted after motorcycles crash on Hwy 74 Jurupa Valley […]

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Body of missing swimmer found at Whiskeytown Lake

 WHISKEYTOWN, Calif. — Authorities who spent several hours searching for a missing swimmer at Whiskeytown Lake say they located the man’s body Thursday evening, Aug. 13. The victim, since identified as 67-year-old, Charles Michael Colburn, of Weaverville, was discovered near the intersection of Highway 299 and Whiskey Creek Rd., according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two confirmed dead […]

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UPDATE: Two confirmed dead after fiery wreck at Buckhorn Summit

UPDATED: Saturday, Aug. 15, 12:15 p.m. See Original Story below. SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Officials have confirmed that two people were killed in a fiery, head-on collision that happened on Hwy 299W just east of Buckhorn Summit, near the Shasta/Trinity County line yesterday afternoon. Officials have since reported a Toyota sedan was traveling east on SR-299W when, for reasons still […]

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The National mine of the Old Diggings mining district

Miners struck the lucrative quartz vein of the National mine in 1869, at Rich Gulch, and the vein became a heavy producer of gold in the Old Diggings mining district. This caused additional probing and exploratory operations which led to miners sinking winze’s and driving tunnels, drifts and raises on the property which were also dug out by miners using […]

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Jurupa Valley double shooting leaves one dead

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. — Authorities are investigating a Jurupa Valley shooting that left one man dead and another man with gunshot injuries Thursday afternoon, Aug. 13. The deadly shooting happened near Little Caesar’s Pizza in the Jurupa Springs shopping center on the 8900 block of Limonite Ave., near Collins St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Two dead after fiery, head-on Ramona Expressway […]

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UPDATE: Stabbed in neck and head before fatally shooting suspect, deputy’s recovery continuing

UPDATED: Wednesday, Aug. 12, 3:45 p.m., with additional details from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Originally published on Saturday, Aug. 8: Repeatedly stabbed during Rancho Mirage scuffle, deputy fatally shoots man RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Authorities say a deputy who fatally shot a man after he was repeatedly stabbed in the neck and face while investigating reports of a suspicious person […]

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Recruit dies during training at Riverside sheriff’s academy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Riverside County Sheriff’s officials today announced the death of a recruit, who passed away during training at the department’s Ben Clark Training Center on Davis Ave. in Riverside, Tuesday morning, August 11. The recruit, who was employed by an outside agency, was attending the sworn sheriff’s academy at the large, multi-agency public safety training center, according to authorities […]

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Burney man arrested after DUI hit and run

BURNEY, Calif. — Authorities arrested a Burney man who allegedly fled the scene of an accident that left a traffic sign as well as vehicle parts and debris scattered across SR-299E, east of Hatchet Summit, late Monday evening Aug. 10. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor Wanted out of Florida since 2005, sex offender […]

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McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor

BURNEY, Calif. — A McArthur man is in custody after officials say he robbed the Tri-Counties Bank in Burney and assaulted a juvenile while on his way out of the business with money he had been handed this afternoon, Monday, Aug. 10. According to officials now investigating the incident, the man – who has since been identified as Kwahn Quinn, […]

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Deadline for ShasCo survey on future transpo options extended

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta Regional Transportation Agency is extending the close date for an online community questionnaire seeking input on how the community want to travel in 20 years. The Shasta Regional Transportation Agency is extending the 2040 Long Range Transit Plan community questionnaire’s deadline through to August 12th which allows community members to share their thoughts on how […]

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